A waste of time? Not anymore. Today's computer games have become much more. Whether they deal with state surveillance or racism, the nominees for the German Computer Game Prize show what gaming is capable of achieving.
"Plantix" can help professional and amateur gardeners alike to diagnose and treat plant diseases in a matter of seconds. The new German-developed fungus fighter is proving extremely popular.
Bambi? Or puppy? Which is the filter the Snapchat community loves most?
A Finnish man on YouTube crushes everything from smartphones to bowling balls. Their videos on "Hydraulic Press Channel" have so far garnered over 200 million views.
Online shopping is booming! As more and more consumers buy goods over the internet, companies are looking to automate the delivery process. Drones and robots are being developed to deliver parcels.
Filmmaker Sebastian Linda made a video called "Fingers of Steel" featuring the impressive flips, turns and tricks of Chris Heck. He’s a champion fingerboarder.
The joy of destruction: the YouTube channel "Hydraulic Press Channel" flattens everything in its path. Vulnerable online: how add-ons spy on users. And on Exit: skateboarding with two fingers.
A lot of add-ons are supposed to make surfing the net easier. Some, however, in fact spy on user behavior and pass on that information to third parties. The sensitive data has become a lucrative business.
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